The first art book by Kei Mieno, a realist painter who has been in the limelight for his work “Kotoba ni surumaeno sonomama” that took a year and a half.
The details of his masterpiece are reproduced in full size, even the downy hair can be seen.
With an essay on the secrets of production by the author and the model.
A special dialogue with movie director Shunji Iwai was also recorded. (in Japanese)
- Release Date:
- December, 2021
Realist painter. Born in Kure City, Hiroshima Prefecture in 1985, lives in Kure City.
2007 Graduated from Hiroshima City University, Faculty of Arts, Department of Fine Arts, Department of Oil Painting (Graduation Production M Mr. Award).
Received the Special Award at the 2nd Hoki Museum Grand Prize Exhibition in 2016. Many solo and group exhibitions.
In order to face the subject carefully and draw thoroughly, several paintings are produced each year.
His work, “As it is before words” (Hoki Museum collection), which took his year and a half, buzzed on SNS and drew attention beyond the framework of art, and in many media such as NEWS23 (TBS). I was introduced.
He had a close friendship with film director Shunji Iwai and became a model for the main character in Iwai’s novel “Zero no Late Summer.